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Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs

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Product Highlights

  • 2.4GHz Reduced Interference Frequency
  • Range Up to 600'
  • Individual/Group Wireless Flash Trigger
  • Up to 3 Light Groups/7 Group Combinations
  • 4 Secure RF Channels
  • Flash Sync up to 1/200 Sec.
  • TTL Pass-through
  • 3.5mm Sync Connection
  • Dual-Function Shutter Release Button
  • LED Indicators
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The FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs from Vello is a versatile, reliable remote control kit that will trigger off-camera flash units and studio lights from up to 600' away. It can be used to configure up to three different light groups, which can be triggered individually or simultaneously, for a total of seven different combinations, using its multiple groups feature. Simultaneous triggering of multiple lights requires separate purchase of additional FreeWave Fusion Pro Receivers.

The FreeWave Fusion Pro also provides the convenience of a wireless camera shutter release, ideal for photographing wildlife, and also for macro and close-up photos or long exposures, where the slightest camera movement can ruin a picture. Working on the 2.4GHz frequency gives you reduced radio interference and an extended range up to 600', and since radio signals pass through obstructions you don't need to position them in line-of-sight. Four RF channels are available to prevent interference from other users.

The FreeWave Fusion Pro is compatible with most cameras, flash units and studio lights. The transmitter connects to the hot shoe of the camera. In case the hot shoe is needed for another function, the transmitter can alternatively connect to the camera's PC plug via its 3.5mm sync plug (PC cable not included). The transmitter also features a top hot shoe, which fully supports E-TTL metering when used with Canon TTL compatible components. This allows you to keep a TTL flash mounted on top of the camera, while using the transmitter to control off-camera flash units (in manual mode) via radio signal.

Note: Since the FreeWave Fusion Pro does not transmit TTL settings, use of a flash or light unit with full manual control is recommended. You will need to set the power output manually.
The FreeWave Fusion Pro is compatible with most cameras, flash units and studio lights. However, for flash wake-up functionality and/or high shutter speeds, you will need full Canon TTL support via your camera, flash and FreeWave Fusion Pro trigger.
This remote does not provide high-voltage sync protection, and is not recommended for use with flash units that have a trigger voltage of more than 6V.

2.4GHz Radio Frequency
Reduced interference and improved wireless signal quality.
Extended Range
Range up to 600'
Multi-Purpose
Use as an individual or group wireless flash trigger, and/or as a shutter release remote trigger.
Multiple Groups
Configure up to three different light groups and up to seven different group combinations.
Flash Sync Speed of Up to 1/200 Sec.
Take advantage of sync speeds that match the rating of your camera all the way up to 1/200 Sec. on compatible cameras.
TTL Pass-Through
The transmitter features a top hot shoe, which fully supports TTL metering when used with TTL compatible components. This pass-through feature allows you to fire both TTL-controlled flash units controlled by the camera and manual units triggered by the transmitter, at the same time.
Flash Wake Up
Simply depress the trigger button on the transmitter half-way to pull the flash out of sleep mode. Sleep mode allows the flash to power down in between shooting sessions to extend battery life. The wake-up function is only available when used as part of a complete Canon TTL system. The wake up function can be switched off for flash units without a sleep mode.
Versatile
One receiver works with multiple camera and light models. Just swap out the connecting cables.
Dual-Function Shutter Release Button
Press halfway to focus; press fully to trigger shutter.
LED Indicators
Confirm pre-focus, shutter release, flash wake-up, and flash trigger in wireless mode.
Included Shutter Release Cables Support:
Canon EOS: Elan series, Digital Rebel (300D), XT (350D), XTi (400D), XSi (450D), T1i (500D), T2i (550D), T3 (1100D), T3i (600D), T4i (650D), T5i (700D), SL1 (100D) and XS (1000D), 60D & 70D
10D, 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D, 5D, 5D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 6D, 7D, 1D, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark II N, 1D Mark III, 1D Mark IV, 1Ds, 1Ds Mark II, 1Ds Mark III, 1D X and 1D C
PowerShot G10, G11, G12, G15, G16 & G1 X
Contax: N and 645
Hasselblad: H series
Pentax: K10D, K20D, K100D, K110D, K200D, K-3, K-5, K-5 II, K-7, K30, K-50, K-500, *istDS, DS2, DS, DL2, DL & D
Samsung: NX10 & NX100; GX-1S, GX-1L, GX-10 & GX-20
Sigma: SD1, SD9, SD10, SD14 & SD15

Flash:
All Canon TTL flash units
Optional shutter release cables are available to make the remote control function compatible with other brand camera models.
Frequency 2.4GHz
RF Channels 4
Groups Up to 3 light groups (7 group combinations)
Range 600' (183 m) with no obstructions
Confirmation LEDs 2 Color
Shutter Modes Settings controlled by camera: Single Shot, Continuous, Self-Timer, Bulb
Sync Type 3.5mm mini phone
Power Supply Transmitter: 2x AAA
Receiver: 2x AAA
Battery Life Transmitter: 3 years
Receiver: 300 hr.
Dimensions Transmitter: 3.3 x 1.5 x 1.4" (83 x 38 x 35 mm)
Receiver: 3.3 x 1.5 x 1.4" (83 x 38 x 35 mm)
Weight Transmitter: 1.7 oz (48 g)
Receiver: 1.5 oz (42 g)
Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs
  • FreeWave Fusion Pro Transmitter
  • FreeWave Fusion Pro Receiver
  • 2.5mm Remote Shutter Release Cable for Cameras with 2.5mm Sub-Mini Connections
  • 2.5mm Remote Shutter Release Cable for Canon 3-Pin Cameras
  • Studio Trigger Cable (2.5 mm Sub-Mini to 3.5mm Mini)
  • Studio Trigger Adapter (3.5 mm Mini to 1/4" Phono)
  • 4 x AAA Batteries
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    VelloFreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs
     
    4.8

    (based on 25 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (20)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (19)
    • Attaches securely (15)
    • Durable (10)
    • Good power output (7)
    • Good color value (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • General purpose (16)
      • Portraits (16)
      • Indoors (15)
      • Low light (15)
      • Outdoors (15)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Pro photographer (9), Semi-pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (4)
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      4.0

      Works Great So Far....

      By Jim Doemer

      from Ypsilanti, Michigan

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Powerful

      Cons

      • Switch In A Bad Place

      Best Uses

      • General Use
      • Indoors
      • Low Light
      • Night Time
      • Outdoors
      • Portraits
      • Special Events

      Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

      I have been using it for night shots and portrats and and, so far, it's been excellent. Well worth the money. The only one, and very odd, design flaw is that the series switch "A, B, C...." ends up right underneath the flash and is not easy to get to unless I take the flash off. Perhaps this could be remedied in the next version.

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      5.0

      Handy Trigger and Remote

      By Scott K.

      from East Petersburg, PA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attaches Securely
      • Durable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Indoors
        • Low Light
        • Night Time
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits
        • Special Events

        Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

        I'm not a studio photographer, but when I was asked to shoot head shots for a pro women's cycling team, I new I needed to invest in something to help with lighting on the makeshift set. This flash trigger and remote did the trick. I picked up another remote and made it work with two flashes with diffusers. The pics came out great, and the team was extremely happy. Looking forward to using these to get creative with lighting at twilight/night races later this year.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Are what they are

        By MxPxP86

        from Nampa, ID

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Switch Placement

        Best Uses

        • General Use
        • Indoors
        • Low Light
        • Night Time
        • Outdoors
        • Portraits
        • Special Events

        Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

        After having to return one that stopped working after a dozen test fires, the replacement is working a-ok.
        A real inconvenience is the location of the on/grouping switch is for the receiver which sits directly below where the flash is seated. If you forget to turn it on or have to change the grouping, have some key, or leatherman around because only very small children's fingers can fit between the <.5" area between the receiver and flash. But otherwise, it's doing what it's supposed to.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Wireless that works

        By Jacqie

        from Westminster

        Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

        Great product!

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        5.0

        Good Value

        By GaelicImages

        from Cambridge, Ohio

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attaches Securely
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • General Use
          • Indoors
          • Low Light
          • Outdoors
          • Portraits
          • Special Events

          Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

          Easy to use. Allows portability to off camera flash. Seems to to work well with my Canon Flash. Very Complete with the included sync chords.

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          • Yes

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          5.0

          excellent!!

          By gifred

          from ct.

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attaches Securely
          • Durable
          • Lightweight
          • Long-Lasting
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • General Use
            • Indoors
            • Low Light
            • Night Time
            • Outdoors
            • Portraits
            • Special Events

            Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

            hot shoe flashes and camera remote. its great in that its compact.simple to use. the more expensive ones tend to have too many bells & whistles and to automated which complicate issues.i prefer simplicity. all i need is to simply trigger the light. i prefer to set the flashes manually. to control the lighting you should be manually adjusting your lights anyway. and did i mention it's cheap too!

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            • No

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            5.0

            Very pleased

            By Duff

            from Austin, Texas

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attaches Securely
            • Lightweight
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Low Light
              • Night Time
              • Portraits

              Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

              I'm a professional photographer and I use it for all kinds of dramatic or portrait lighting. I have only just gotten them, so I've only used them twice. But they were great.

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              • No

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              5.0

              EXCELLENT LOW COST SYSTEM

              By SPEEDORMS

              from MILAN, MI

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attaches Securely
              • Good Build For The Price
              • Lightweight
              • Lots Of Channels

              Cons

              • No Settings Relaying

              Best Uses

              • General Use
              • Indoors
              • Night Time
              • Outdoors
              • Portraits

              Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

              VERY GOOD FUNCTIONALITY AND CONFIGURABILITY.. AND HUNDREDS LESS THAN SOME. DOES NOT TRANSMIT SETTING TO REMOTE SO YOU WILL HAVE TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS. BUT FOR THE MONEY ITS VERY NICE AND USES AA BATTERIES :)

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              5.0

              great product

              By DMGS

              from Florida, US

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Color Value
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • General Use
                • Indoors
                • Low Light
                • Night Time
                • Outdoors
                • Portraits
                • Special Events

                Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                I used in assignments and it works perfectly

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                • No

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                5.0

                Easy and Convenient

                By DNI

                from Houston, TX

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Flexible
                • Lightweight
                • Long range
                • Powerful
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • General Use
                  • Indoors
                  • Low Light
                  • Night Time
                  • Outdoors
                  • Portraits
                  • Special Events

                  Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                  I really just needed a good remote shutter release for my camera for cases where I need to be the photographer and assistant (holding a reflector, distracting a toddler, etc.), but I love the remote flash feature too. It came in handy at a wedding where I needed to use an off camera flash with an umbrella. The Canon ST-E2 doesn't work well in this scenario, so the FreeWave was a savior!

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                  5.0

                  Remote shooting made easy

                  By Chicago Bill

                  from Chicago

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attaches Securely
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • General Use

                    Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                    I used the remote trigger functionality to take photo's of birds feeding from a close-up distance that I never could have done had I been standing behind the camera (the birds would have been scared away). It worked perfectly.

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                    4.0

                    Good Product

                    By Dan

                    from Philadelphia

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attaches Securely

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • General Use
                      • Indoors
                      • Low Light
                      • Night Time
                      • Portraits

                      Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                      easy to use, and a great starter for off camera flash

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      All the new technology in B & H

                      By MG Photography

                      from Mission Viejo California

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • General Use
                        • Outdoors
                        • Portraits

                        Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                        now i can sync between my old strobe light & my new canon!

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        the best

                        By mosa

                        from calexico

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Special Events

                          Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                          is very smart

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          VERY GOOD

                          By LEO

                          from MIAMI, FL

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Good Color Value

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • General Use

                            Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                            es muy bueno, funciona muy bien

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                            5.0

                            Very Satisfied

                            By Tim

                            from Brooklyn Park, MN

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Indoors
                              • Outdoors
                              • Special Events

                              Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                              I purchased the Freewave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for on location shooting. I have not done any on location photography since my recent purchase, but did get a chance to test the trigger and remotes in my home with two camera flashes and umbrellas. I was able to shoot around corners, without line of site, and they worked every time.

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                              5.0

                              Beautiful

                              By Macmanow

                              from Phoenix, Az.

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attaches Securely
                              • E-ttl Pass Through
                              • Good Color Value
                              • Lightweight
                              • Powerful

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • General Use
                                • Indoors
                                • Low Light
                                • Night Time
                                • Outdoors
                                • Portraits
                                • Special Events
                                • Wildlife

                                Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                                I haven't used this on a shoot yet but I did a little test. I set the camera up inside my house (Block construction) went outside to a 50-60ft radius and fired 4 shots from front, side and back locations with one shot having a vehicle between the transmitter and camera. Viola, went inside to find 4 shots had been taken.
                                It's a beautiful thing to still have a full function E-ttl Hot Shoe available on top the camera with the transmitter, one can have a speed light on the camera while firing a host of slave units.
                                Perhapes one of theese days Vello will come out with a flash trigger that relays E-ttl info to the slaves at a vallue price, that would be a really Beautiful thing.

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                                5.0

                                Works as advertised

                                By Dogbreath

                                from Las Vegas, NV

                                About Me Pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Aaa-alkaline Batteries
                                • Attaches Securely
                                • Compatibility Interface
                                • Durable
                                • Lightweight
                                • Versatile

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                                    I bought this set to wirelessly trigger my Canon 7D which worked like a charm at a wedding. I also used it to trigger other brands of wireless transmitters for a complex lighting setup; a Canon ST-E2 infrared attached to Vello transmitter shoe and Wizard attached via included sync cord. Again, worked as advertised. I couldn't be happier. Now there's no reason to buy a $[$]Canon flash.

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                                    4.0

                                    It works ok

                                    By Al

                                    from Los Angeles

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Attaches Securely
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Powerful

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • General Use
                                      • Indoors
                                      • Low Light
                                      • Outdoors
                                      • Portraits
                                      • Special Events

                                      Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                                      The Triggers do what they supposed to do, trigger the flash. The only down side is that one can not dial the external flash options in your camera, while the flash is mounted on the trigger, to allow the flash to flash on the second courtine. One has to mount the flash on the camera in order to be able to dial the settings on the camera for the external flash. Otherwise, one gets a massage on the camera screen saying that there is no external flash attached, while is mounting on the trigger!

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                                      5.0

                                      Dependable, great range.

                                      By Donna

                                      from St. Louis, MO

                                      About Me Pro Photographer

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Attaches Securely
                                      • Lightweight
                                      • Long-Lasting

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Indoors
                                        • Low Light
                                        • Outdoors
                                        • Portraits
                                        • Special Events

                                        Comments about Vello FreeWave Fusion Pro Wireless Flash Trigger and Remote Control for Canon DSLRs:

                                        This wireless flash trigger system replaces it's predecessor, the FreeWave Fusion {non-pro model}. I still have the other system, and it still works great. I like, however, the newer design, allowing for an on-camera hotshoe option built on the transmitter.

                                        Its simple system, which is right up my alley. Keep it simple. The only bummer: The frequencies are not compatible with the older model, so I cannot integrate the two. Thats ok. I now have a backup.

                                        I've used this system in outdoor and indoor settings, including large wedding reception venues, without any failure.

                                        I give it 5 stars, based on performance, dependability, range and value for the price.

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